Shooting the Mafia

Shooting the Mafia

Shooting the Mafia

Nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance, this documentary outlines Italian photographer Letizia Battaglia's battle against the Mafia—and her camera's her weapon.

2019Rating: M, Nudity & content that may disturb93 minsIreland
Documentary
Director:
Kim Longinotto ('Sisters in Law', 'Gaea Girls', 'Pink Saris')
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The Times

The Times

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There's a fascinating movie about the Sicilian mafia sitting somewhere inside this patchwork documentary portrait of the veteran Italian photographer Letizia Battaglia.

2.0
The Guardian

The Guardian

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Kim Longinotto tells the revealing story of the courageous Italian photographer and photojournalist Letizia Battaglia...

4.0
RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

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Shooting the Mafia aptly conveys Battaglia's many layers, while exemplifying the power in not looking away.

The New York Times

The New York Times

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Longinotto clearly looks up to Battaglia. This tribute, though, is idiosyncratic to the point of alienation.

Variety

Variety

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An opportunity for something more rousing and revelatory has been missed.

Little White Lies

Little White Lies

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A fascinating look at the Mafia's vice-like grip on Sicily through the lens of photojournalist Letizia Battaglia.

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

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Roughly two-thirds of the film feels like a self-indulgent memoir, with all the selective memory autobiographies often bring.

The Times

The Times

press

There's a fascinating movie about the Sicilian mafia sitting somewhere inside this patchwork documentary portrait of the veteran Italian photographer Letizia Battaglia.

2.0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

Kim Longinotto tells the revealing story of the courageous Italian photographer and photojournalist Letizia Battaglia...

4.0
RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

press

Shooting the Mafia aptly conveys Battaglia's many layers, while exemplifying the power in not looking away.

The New York Times

The New York Times

press

Longinotto clearly looks up to Battaglia. This tribute, though, is idiosyncratic to the point of alienation.

Variety

Variety

press

An opportunity for something more rousing and revelatory has been missed.

Little White Lies

Little White Lies

press

A fascinating look at the Mafia's vice-like grip on Sicily through the lens of photojournalist Letizia Battaglia.

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

Roughly two-thirds of the film feels like a self-indulgent memoir, with all the selective memory autobiographies often bring.

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